Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in COVID-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on
today • ~5 min
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It seems safe to reopen schools when there are no more than 36 to 44 total new COVID hospitalizations per 100,000 people per week, say researchers.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~5 min
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A biology-based mathematical model indicates why COVID-19 outcomes vary widely and how therapy can be tailored to match the needs of specific patient groups.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~6 min
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A study of diet has found that by adhering to specific guidelines, women can reduce more than one-third of incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~3 min
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A program that monitored hip and knee replacement patients after they left the hospital resulted in a fourfold decline in those who had to return.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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AI could help cut waiting times for cancer by automating mark-up of patient scans prior to radiotherapy
Doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge aim to drastically cut cancer waiting times by using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate lengthy
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Dayton Children’s Hospital has begun to screen patients and their families for food insecurity, referring many of them to its 'Food Pharm.'
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
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Mortality rate after cancer surgery drops during 10-year period, but gap persists between Black and white patients.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~3 min
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Hospitals are losing staff to quarantines as rural case numbers rise, and administrators fear flu season will make make it worse. And then there's the politics.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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Massachusetts General Hospital researchers examined six patients using a specialized magnetic resonance technique and found that COVID-19 patients with neurological symptoms show some of the same metabolic disturbances in the brain as patients who have suffered oxygen deprivation from other causes.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~4 min
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